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Or, less cryptically, a database of quotes from prominent people journalists could search to find the right quote for their story. Coupled with realtime alerts, it could be used for discovery too. The database could be fed from news organizations or other public sources.

New techniques and technologies are born monthly and it takes two years to get a new class through. Major new forms of media arise in less time than it takes to get a PhD.

I doubt academia will handle the digital age well. It still hasn’t accepted that this is the biggest leap since Gutenberg conjured the age of mass media with movable metal type.

Eric Newton, Knight Foundation — Do universities hear the critics of journalism education?